Development in Laos has occurred slowly, with uneven distribution and significant negative effects. This article challenges the simplistic assumption of human development and human security as mutually reinforcing processes. It suggests a holistic approach addressing simultaneously competing demands from the perspective of the most vulnerable sectors of society.
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Research Article| March 01 2011
Human Security and Development in the Lao PDR: Freedom from Fear and Freedom from Want
Asian Survey (2011) 51 (2): 333–355.
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Brendan Howe, Kearrin Sims; Human Security and Development in the Lao PDR: Freedom from Fear and Freedom from Want. Asian Survey 1 March 2011; 51 (2): 333–355. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/AS.2011.51.2.333
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